Sep 18, 2012 7:00pm EDT
them at the chamber of commerce yesterday. he never mentioned tax cuts. paul ryan is on the campaign trail you guys don't talk about the 20% marginal rate cut for individuals anymore. and he's not taking to people i'm going to lower your tax rate and let you keep more of what you eastern and more incentives. he is not selling his program like that. obama has a three-point lead over romney on taxes. can you imagine that? >> larry, what we are doing right now is we are talking about the romney plan for i stronger middle class. we are talking about each of those components. we are talking about the specifics of those goals. how governor romney's plan would reduce the deficit. through august of this year. the deficit is $1.2 trillion. we are going to talk about championing small business and economic growth and governor romney will be talking about the need to cut taxes. corporate tax rate as well as individual tax rates because small business owners as you know tend to pay the individual tax rate. >> so we will hear new talk about the 20% income tax reduction as you say affects small bu
Sep 17, 2012 7:00pm EDT
a foot hold. romney was in los angeles talking to the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce, obama campaigning in battleground ohio. cnbc eamon javers joins us now with some of the details. good evening. >> reporter: campaigning in ohio today president barack obama told voters there about the federal government about the wto complaint against the chinese government. the president saying chinese subsidy for the auto industry will hurt american workers. >> these are subsidies that hurt american men and people on the assembly lines in ohio, michigan and across the midwest. >> reporter: mitt romney spent part of his day today pushing against media reports that his campaign is in disarray including in this interview he conducted earlier today with telemundo. >> i've got a terrific campaign. my senior campaign people work extraordinarily well together. i work well with them. our campaign is doing well. >> reporter: but you could see some strategy in the romney campaign. injecting more specifics of spending cuts that he would like to see into a standard stump speech. take a listen. >> i'